Trading Operations Manager

Trading Operations Manager


Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

Creative Partner Consulting is looking to hire a Trading Operations Manager for an international oil and gas client based in Dubai.



Handle and manage post-deal trading operations and coordinate with all related parties to ensure all operational tasks are performed effectively and smoothly in accordance with company’s procedures. In all mentioned areas.


  • Ensuring that all obligations arising from the contract/charter party are carried effectively, and that any necessary requirements are compiled with
  • Deal with cargo and freight counter-parties, terminals and vessels on a regular basis regarding all post-deal activities ensuring all necessary operational information is passed on to relevant people on time and documentary requirements are met
  • Responsible for all aspects of customs exportation/importation where applicable
  • Make cargo and vessel nominations, prepare and send voyage orders and monitor progress of vessels
  • Coordinate with Trading Manager in appointing independent inspectors and ships agents
  • Ensure that all operational information and documents are entered into internal information systems in timely fashion
  • Ensure that any necessary financial security is in place
  • Liaise with charterers to ensure smooth operations, avoid supply disruption and minimize demurrage costs
  • Update trade data on in-house trading systems (SAP, Commodity XL), reviewed contracts (charter parties, trades) and evaluated demurrage claims.
  • Conduct sectorial analysis on refined products (fuel oil, gasoline, LPG) and prepared weekly reports.
  • Cargo handling documentation, daily arrangements for cargo movements
  • (Loading/Discharge, Transfer,…etc.)
  • Cargo blending, laboratory Analysis updates( Fuel oil, Gas-oil, Gasoline)
  • Daily Communication with clients, operational discussions, vessels Agents and Port Authorities



  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Minimum of 6 years of applicable experience working as Ship (tanker) Operator and Cargo
  • Strong attention to detail, effective communications and team working skills
  • Prior knowledge and experience of trading operations
  • strong understanding of petroleum products specification as well as cargo operations


Reports to: Trading Manager

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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